Now THAT is savage! Unimpressed singletons share their withering put-downs after exes and hopeful suitors made awkward attempts at flirting
- Sometimes all it takes to end an unwanted conversation is a single pithy reply
- An online gallery has captured the hilarious comebacks used by internet users
- One person bluntly said: ‘We broke up a year ago. Please go get help,’ to a text
For anyone who’s dabbled in the world of online dating, unwelcome advances are often a fact of life.
But if you’ve ever struggled to think of a comeback, you might want to commit some of these shining examples to memory for the next time you enter the fray.
British website The Poke rounded up the best examples of the most withering put-downs from the world of dating – and they make for hilarious reading.
From sarcastic responses to blunt assessments, these comebacks are so brilliant you’ll wish you’d thought of them yourself.
This poor man’s attempt at flirting was met with derision from the object of his affections, with the person admitting she didn’t find short guys attractive
This anonymous person was left unimpressed after she received unwanted texts again, and so she used her boyfriend to get her message across
One social media user, at an undisclosed location, was put in their place by a complete stranger after they were given the wrong number
One anonymous person’s flirting was so bad that their crush didn’t even realise they’d been asked out on a date – instead believing it would be a group outing
Unimpressed with their suitor’s flirting efforts, this singleton, thought to be from America, bluntly refused their proposition
This person gave as good as they got, replying with their own witty line to ensure the unwanted conversation would end. It’s unclear where this internet user is from
One person, at an unknown location, bluntly said: ‘We broke up a year ago. Please go get help,’ to an unwelcome text they received from an ex partner
Burn! After asking their suitor out on a date, this anonymous person was disappointed to realise she only initially became excited after thinking they were someone else
Savage! This American person wasted no time in rectifying her mistake, quickly letting her suitor know that she didn’t mean to like their message
One woman’s comeback was pretty clear, even without her replying to any messages. She instead reported the unwanted contact to the man’s boss. It’s unclear where this image is from
Straight to the point! This woman, at an unknown location, was quick to reply ‘I had some baby carrots earlier and thought of your d***. Bye,’ to an unwanted message from an ex partner
This person spent a very long time being hung up on their ex partner, but was left with a scathing message after trying to contact them once again. It’s unclear where the two individuals are from